Luna Fera is a thoughtful 18-year-old who writes poetry and plans to major in psychology. Gabriel Schmick is passionate about philosophy and Kurt Vonnegut novels. Soon, both will be among a large, often-overlooked subgroup in higher ed: college students with disabilities.
Applicants with disabilities weigh many practical concerns when choosing a college. But intangibles matter, too.
Going to college during a pandemic has been challenging, stressful, and anxiety-inducing for college students across the country. This month, many will walk the stage at a graduation ceremony—in person.
As they wrap up their college careers, California graduates share insight on lessons learned, how they've changed, and what it’s like to navigate higher education in a pandemic.